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European rental recovery sustained in final quarter 2010
The ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the fourth quarter of 2010 shows that the positive trends identified in the previous quarters are continuing and to some degree strengthening.
4th quarter ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey: please complete now!
The ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the fourth quarter of 2010 is ready to complete and is again available in five languages - English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.
4th quarter ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey: please complete now!
The ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the fourth quarter of 2010 is ready to complete and is again available in five languages - English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.
Judges announced for European Rental Awards
The judging panel for the 2011 European Rental Awards has been finalised and will comprise the following five people:
European rental investment levels rebound slowly
European rental companies plan to slowly increase their investment in equipment fleets over the next few years, although not to the same levels as the peaks of 2006 and 2007, according to the results of the recent ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the third quarter of 2010.
ERA takes part in European Commission equipment theft meeting
The European Rental Association (ERA) and other European construction bodies held a meeting with the European Commission in early October to discuss the issue of equipment theft.
European rental sentiment steady in third quarter
Business confidence in the European rental sector in the third quarter of 2010 showed little dramatic improvement on the previous quarter, although sentiment remains markedly better than at the start of the year.
Last week for European Rental Awards entries!
Companies have until this Friday to submit entries for this year's European Rental Awards.The deadline is Friday 18 February. The winners will be announced on 8 June in Amsterdam during the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) and the European Rental Association annual convention.
Cruising speed: IRN reports from the European Rental Association's 2010 convention in Prague.
‘New Opportunities’ was the theme for this year’s European Rental Association (ERA) Convention, held on 26-27 May in Prague. Murray Pollok reports from the city’s Corinthian Towers Hotel.
ERA president Déprez praises 'responsible' response to crisis
The rental industry reacted responsibly to the crisis last year, said Gérard Déprez, president of the European Rental Association (ERA) and chief executive officer of Loxam, but he said that recovery would only be visible in companies’ 2011 accounts.
New ERA board agreed in Prague
The new European Rental Association (ERA) board was voted in during the Prague Convention. New members are Arne Bugge (Norwegian Rental Association), Marzia Giusto (Nacanco) and Vesa Koivula (Cramo).
European Rental Award winners announced in Prague
Netherlands power renter Bredenoord won the small rental company of the year award and Ramirent the large company award at the 2010 European Rental Awards, announced at a special dinner in Prague on 26 May during the European Rental Association’s annual convention.
Europe's rental market fell by 17.2% in 2009 says ERA
The European equipment rental market fell by 17.2% to €20.2 billion in 2009 and is expected to fall by between 0% and -5% in most countries this year, according to the latest rental market report published by the European Rental Association (ERA).
Dates confirmed for 2011 IRE rental show in Amsterdam
The second International Rental Exhibition (IRE) will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 7-9 June, 2011. The European Rental Association (ERA) will again support the show and hold the ERA Convention and the European Rental Awards during the exhibition.
Third European Rental Awards to be held in Prague in May 2010
The third European Rental Awards will be held on 26 May 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic, during the European Rental Association’s annual convention.
IRN/ERA launch European 'Rental Tracker’
International Rental News (IRN) and the European Rental Association (ERA) are jointly launching a quarterly rental confidence tracker to monitor business sentiment in Europe’s rental sector.
Great response to second European rental awards
Over 30 entries have been received for the second IRN/ERA European Rental Awards, to be presented during the European Rental Association (ERA) annual convention on 26-27 May in Manchester.
Ashtead founder Burnett to speak at ERA convention
George Burnett, the former chief executive and founder of the Ashtead Group, will be the keynote speaker at the ERA Convention taking place on 26-27 May 2009 at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, UK.
European rental market valued at €33.6 billion
The European equipment rental industry was worth €33.6 billion in 2008, a 2.8% decrease on the previous year, according to new research commissioned by the European Rental Association. The figure comprises €24.4 billion for rental of equipment without operators and €9.2 billion with operators.
Your guide to the second European Rental Awards
The second European Rental Awards – being organised again by International Rental News (IRN) and the European Rental Association (ERA) – will take place in Manchester on 26 May during the ERA’s 2009 convention. Murray Pollok reports.
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